The National Water and Sewerage Cooperation (NWSC) has called on its customers to use it sparingly and store some following a planned shutdown affecting several parts of Kampala,Mukono and Wakiso
Pupils take water from a tap at one of the schools in Bundibugyo district.
Water and Sewerage Corporations (NWSC) is planning a massive shutdown of water supply in parts of Kampala,Mukono and Wakiso.
According to a statement
from the NWSC, the shutdown planned to take effect on Tuesday October 15 is due to routine maintenance works at Gaba water treatment
plant and other associated system upgrade works.
According to NWSC, the
affected areas include parts of kampala Central Business district, Buziga,
Ggaba, Bunga,Munyonyo,Lukuli,Salaama, Kyamula and Konge and other surrounding
Others are Bombo road,
Bwaise, Kawempe, Maganjo, Kawanda, Ttula, Kawempe,Kagoma and sorounding areas.
In Wakiso district, areas
of Wakiso, Bukasa,Kigoma will be affected. Other areas are Mutungo service centre
that will affect Nakawa,Biina,Kitintale,Butabika among others.
The Namasuba service area
including Najjanankumbi, Seguku, Masajja, Ndejje, Lubowa among others will be
Others are Mukono, Banda,
Namanve and Butto. In the Rubaga service centre, Lungujja, Nakulabye,
Namungoona, and areas of Nansana, Buddo and Nabingo among others will be
Sam Apedel, the Spokesperson NWSC says that th corporation is working on ensure that water
challenges in the city and other parts are resolved including areas with little
pressure among others.